Always Something

Thanks to Bottled_Void on http://www.flickr.com

Yep.

It’s such a true phrase.

And the always something can be good, bad, unexpected, planned . . . doesn’t matter . . . life is always going to throw something our way – like it or not and it’s up to us in how we respond.

I like to think of myself as a pretty patient, most times understanding and logical person. Today tried every bit of my character. Went to the office much earlier than normal. Drove in back-to-school, day after a holiday traffic that I’m not accustomed to joining which made my 23 mile commute last over an hour. Sat in a few hours of meetings only to find that my car had developed a flat tire. Called roadside assistance to help change the tire – in the midday Texas sun. And my computer, well it didn’t really act like its normal let’s get things done self.

And I could have totally had a melt down.

I think today warranted a melt down.

But I chose not to melt down. I breathed a little deeper. I focused on things that mattered more than my circumstances. And I’m determined that tomorrow will go better than today and that the things that didn’t get accomplished today will be fine getting completed tomorrow.

And . . . I had a super yummy lasagna and garlic bread for dinner. Comfort food always makes a difference, right?

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Author: kimhollenshead

Recruiter for The Talent Sleuth

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